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good morning, america. this morning, breaking her silence. it's an abc news exclusive. barbara walters going one-on-one with the woman who provoked the nba race scandal that could cost l.a. clippers owner, donald sterling, his team. >> is donald sterling a racist? >> no. i don't believe it in my heart. >> v. stiviano's surprising comments on this whirlwind story. plus, what sterling is now saying about how he should have handled her. up in flames. a school bus inferno. >> we were yelling at him to get off the bus. >> a wild move two heroes pulled off to warn students that their lives were in danger. caught on tape. the frantic moments after a 4-year-old girl fell into a
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pool. >> she's not breathing. she's turning blue. >> you're going to hear the officer's efforts to rescue a girl. and the exact moment he knew he had saved a life. princes and the king. taking care of business, william and harry go to graceland, the home of elvis, while in memphis for a big wedding this weekend. plus, a strip club special invitation for harry to check them out. good morning, everybody. we want to get straight to that abc news exclusive interview this morning. barbara walters, sitting down with v. stiviano, the woman who set off the scandal that has engulfed donald sterling, the now-notorious owner of the l.a. clippers. >> this is barbara's last big interview before her retirement in just two weeks. and, boy, what a way to go out. in this interview, you hear stiviano fluctuate between
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defending sterling and demanding he apologize for the racist rant she caught on tape. >> we're going to play you some of the key moments from her exchange with barbara in a moment. first, let's go to abc's ryan smith, who has been covering this story all week from los angeles. ryan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. good morning, bianna. finally, donald sterling and his former companion, v. stiviano, speaking out. opening up a strange and mysterious window into their relationship. los angeles clippers owner, donald sterling and the woman who taped his racist rant, v. stiviano, finally breaking their silence. sterling told "du jour," a magazine that caters to the wealthy, quote, i wish i had just paid her off. in an exclusive interview with abc's barbara walters, stiviano described the embattled owner's state of mind, after speaking with him just minutes earlier. >> i think he feels very alone. tormented. emotionally traumatized. >> reporter: it was a week ago friday, in the middle of the nba playoffs, that the 80-year-old billionaire became what now some
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call the most hated man in america, because of the release of his hate-filled comments caught on tape by the gossip website tmz. >> it bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you're associating with black people. >> reporter: all seemingly set off by a photo stiviano took with nba legend, magic johnson, posted on her instagram. >> don't put him on instagram for the world to have to see so they have to call me. >> reporter: a private conversation between sterling and stiviano, going viral over the next 24 hours. drawing near-instantaneous, scathing reaction. johnson took up the task immediately. >> he has to give up the team. if he doesn't like african-americans and you're in a league that's over 70% african-americans. >> ding, ding, ding. >> reporter: on tuesday, nba commissioner, adam silver, handed down one of the staunchest punishments in sports history to sterling. >> i am banning mr. sterling for life. >> reporter: as the players protested sterling's comments, he went into seclusion.
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and his wife, shelly sterling, maintained her presence and defense of her husband. >> are you a racist? the accusations, are they true? >> forget it. it's not true. >> not true? >> no. of course not. >> reporter: but released a statement in an attempt to distance herself from the controversy, stating, quote, our family is devastated by the racist comments made by my estranged husband. meanwhile, stiviano seemed to set a new bar for strangeness. spotted all over town, making the full-face visor famous. >> i want to be very, very polite. i got california rolls from koi, for you guys. >> reporter: and tonight, right here at the staples center, one of the biggest games in clipper history. a win or season over game versus the golden state warriors with a trip to the western conference semifinals on the line. drama on and off the court. >> this isn't what the players want after having much a good season, as well. ryan, our thanks to you.
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we want to get straight to barbara walters' exclusive one-on-one with the woman at the center of the scandal, v. stiviano. her first interview since she recorded donald sterling making racist remarks during a phone call. >> is donald sterling a racist? >> no. i don't believe it in my heart. i think the things he says are not what he feels. anyone can say anything in the heat of the moment. >> sometimes in the heat of the moment, you say things -- >> that you mean. >> that you mean. >> or that you felt. >> do you think he should apologize? >> absolutely. >> do you think he will apologize? >> only god knows. >> i want to go through some of the things that he has said and get your comment on them. he said to you, about black people, you can sleep with them, you can bring them in, you can do whatever you want. >> the little i ask you is not to promote it on that and not to bring them to my games. >> mr. sterling allowed me to bring whomever i wanted. and in a case when mr. sterling
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wasn't there, people would call him and tell him that i brought a certain amount of people. and that they look like a certain way. >> black people? >> not just black people. >> well -- >> v. brought gangsters or v. was hanging out with thugs. or v. was hanging around with bad women. or with women. this wasn't the first time. there's been numbers of occasions where mr. sterling and i have had conversations like this one. it was just one of the very many. and we were just sharing information with one another about how he felt and how i felt. >> in one of your recorded conversations with sterling, you said, i wish i could change the color of my skin. >> i was being cynical and sarcastic. >> i see. >> i wanted to get him to see
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what he was doing to me, what he was doing to himself. i think he was brought up to believe those things. >> what things? >> segregation. uh-huh. >> whites and blacks. minorities. >> you said that donald sterling is emotionally traumatized. from what? >> from everything. from everyone. he's hurt. i think he's highly more traumatized and hurt by the things he said himself. >> what advice are you giving donald sterling now? >> i just want him to come to his senses. i want him to believe it and feel it and to generally feel apologetic to the world. i'm giving him the advice that he should apologize to the nation, to the world, for his racist remarks. truth is, these conversations were in private. nevertheless, they became public. and because they did, a lot of people have been hurt by it.
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his wife, his children, his grandchildren, his team, his fans, myself included. >> fascinating to watch. and of course, there's so many more questions. why is she defending sterling? what exactly is the nature of their relationship? romantic or financial? >> right. and barbara will be asking those questions and much more coming up in our next half hour, when we bring you some of the other key moments from her exclusive interview. >> including the fact that she says sterling refers to her as a silly rabbit. there's a lot more to talk about this morning. we do have some other headlines. for that, as always, we turn it over to mr. ron claiborne. good morning, sir. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with more turmoil in ukraine this morning. seven captured military observers and their five counterparts have been released. this comes a day after violent clashes between pro-ukrainian and pro-russian groups in the city of odessa. 31 people died inside a fire in a building that had been used by
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pro-russian separatists. the latest clashes are triggered by ukraine's offensive to recapture the city of slovyansk from forces siding with russia. russia claims it has gotten thousands of pleas of help from inside. a major ruling in a legal battle between the world's top smartphonemakers. a federal jury ruled that samsung enfringed on apple's features. samsung was ordered to pay $120 million in damages. that was far short of the $2.2 billion apple had been seeking. apple's big payday was reduced slightly when the same jury found that apple, too, had copied one of samsung's patents. and a school bus near georgetown, mississippi, in flames. moments earlier, it was carrying high school students. but a postal worker, betty wyndam, happened to see the bus when it started to smoke. she is also a part-time firefighter. drove in front of the bus, forcing it to stop. she and her sister helped the
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driver and 21 students off just in time. the cause of that fire is under investigation. heads up for that. and panic underground in new york city, as a packed subway train goes off the rails. the train derailed between two stations in queens on friday. rescue crews had to go into the tunnels through emergency exits in the sidewalks above to get to the thousand trapped passengers. one of the eight cars derailed. 19 people were injured, 4 of them seriously. no word yet on what caused that derailment. and new this morning, the teenager who stowed away in a jetliner's wheel well on a flight to hawaii has now left the state. his father was in honolulu earlier this week. but officials there did not say whether the two left together. he survived the 5 1/2-hour flight from san jose, california, to maui, after he jumped an airport fence and climbed in the wheel well of that boeing 767. and look at this surveillance photo of a man pointing a pitchfork at workers at a georgia waffle house.
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investigators say he ran off with a cash register but couldn't hold on to the loot. so, he dropped the pitchfork. some workers pursued him. they grabbed the discarded pitchfork and used it to smash the window of this guy's truck. but the suspect got away. the police say the same guy is wanted for several other armed robberies. >> sounds like a crime from the 1800s. >> it does, doesn't it? and a lesson in humidity. a well-known homeless man in upstate new york, found 250 bucks outside of a restaurant. instead of keeping the money for himself, he gave it to police. locals have known him for years, saying he usually keeps to himself and has a knack for good deeds. after all, the same man found almost $500 last year. and he also turned that in. when a reporter asked him about his latest find and giving the money back, he said, quote, wouldn't you do the same? >> see if he can teach the guy with the pitch fork a thing or two. >> good story. >> thank you, ron. we're learning a lot more
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about that alleged bomb plot stopped by police in minnesota. they say a teenager obsessed by columbine planned to kill his family and then blow up his high school. the woman who called the cops is revealing what raised her suspicions. abc's alex perez is in waseca, minnesota, this morning. alex, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. prosecutors are seeking to charge the teenager as an adult. school officials here have announced a few changes, hoping to calm fears. overnight, worried parents packed waseca junior and senior high school, as the superintendent revealed new safety measures. including plans to install panic butts and magnetic locks at schools, all in the wake of what could have been a deadly tragedy. your quick thinking may have saved lives. how does that feel? >> it makes me feel good. i'm glad i trusted my gut. >> reporter: chelsie is being
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hailed a hero. she called 911 tuesday, when she noticed 17-year-old john david ladue, cutting through her backyard, instead of the sidewalk, to get to this nearby storage unit. you see him walking through your backyard, that made you suspicion. >> he made himself look suspicion by trying not to be seen. >> reporter: they found ladue inside and the makings of a massacre. ammo and materials to make nail bombs. investigators say ladue was just days away from carrying out a plot that involved killing his family, setting a fire to distract police and then, heading for the high school. >> he planned to set off numerous bombs during the lunch hour. kill a resource officer as he responded to help. set fires and shoot students and staff. >> reporter: ladue allegedly admitted to setting off explosions in nearby areas, as preparation for his deadly attack. and investigators say ladue had allegedly been plan the attack for about ten months. and sketched out every detail in a journal. a journal in police hands. >> thank goodness that witness acted on her intuition.
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now, a health alert. a deadly virus thought to have originated in camels in the middle east, has turned up in indiana, in the first known case in the united states. it's called mers, short for middle east respiratory syndrome. and it causes respiratory illness. what is the latest case in the u.s. mean for people living in this country? let's bring in abc's dr. jennifer ashton for more on this. tell us about mers. what is it? >> think of it like sars, which is a respiratory virus, causing acute respiratory failure in some cases. only, believe it or not, it appears to be more deadly. this is a brand-new virus. it's only about two years old. we're learning a lot about it. it did start in the middle east. migrated to some countries in europe. and now, made landfall in the united states. this is something we expected. but the cdc and the world health organization, the disease trackers, the medical
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detectives, are working around the clock to learn more and more about this case. >> it's like a scene out of the movie "outbreak." how contagious is it? we know this man is in isolation at the hospital. >> he's in isolation because he's hospitalized. the cdc says it poses a low risk to the general u.s. population. people who are on the plane that landed in chicago, on the bus that went from chicago to indiana. they will be contacting those people just out of a sense of precaution. it's really close, prolonged contact. and we don't know that much about how it spreads, person-to-person. only that it appears that it can spread person-to-person. >> we don't know how contagious it is. what are some of the treatments out there? are there? >> there really isn't. there's no vaccine. there's no direct antiviral medication. the treatment is supportive. people have been to this part of the world where there are cases in the middle east. they get symptoms of shortness of breath, fever, severe cough, they have to alert them to a medical professional and tell them where they've been.
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people in this country, just precautionary. >> better to be proactive if you're starting to feel these symptoms. >> absolutely not a cause for panic at this point. >> and we wish this man well in his recovery. >> and we'll be following it closely. >> thanks, guys. now, to the life-or-death moment caught on tape for a little girl. she fell into a pool. her frantic mom called 911. and the officer who responded had no idea his efforts to save the girl were being captured on his audio recorder. abc's cecilia vega with more, now, on the moment this officer knew the 4-year-old would be okay. >> reporter: a chilling 911 call. >> your daughter is 4-year-olds old and isn't breathing? >> she's not breathing. she's all blue. please hurry. >> reporter: a mother who found her daughter not breathing in the family pool. >> i ran out towards the pool. she was completely lifeless and blue. >> reporter: sara villasenor had made a quick trip to the bathroom. she was gone for less than two minutes. in that time, her daughter, nina, managed to take off her life jacket and floaties. >> there was no struggle. no splashing. no sound. nothing. she started sinking down to the bottom.
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>> reporter: when costa mesa police officer matt olin arrived on the scene, he thought it was too late. the fear in his voice, captured by the recorder he wears. >> come on, nina. come on, nina. i was doing cpr for about a minute. and at that point, i still wasn't getting any response from her. >> reporter: she finally did respond. >> there you go. there you go. just got her started to breathing. >> reporter: drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death for children 4 and under. and most of those drownings take place in home swimming pools just like this one. on average, that's about 400 children a year. a sober warning, reminding parents to never take their eyes off a child near water. is there a lesson in this for other people and other families? >> if you're not within an arm's reach, take them out. be that paranoid mom whatever you have to do. >> reporter: wise words from a grateful mom to parents everywhere. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news.
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>> frightening to hear those phone calls. >> yeah. we're going to turn to prince william and harry, paying a visit to graceland, the home of the king, elvis presley. the royals getting a private tour of the mansion while in memphis this weekend for a friend's wedding. and linzie janis joins us with more. good morning, linzie. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. this is where that high-society event is due to unfold. the friend of princes william and harry, getting married right here, at the exclusive memphis hunt and polo club. so private, this is as close as we can get. the festivities are well under way. and memphis is laying on the southern charm. sporting their own elvis-style shades, the heirs to the british throne were photographed paying their respects to the king. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: on a private tour of graceland. right now photographers are using their long lenses to catch a glimpse of the princes, paying their respects to the king. thursday night, screaming fans, greeting the brothers as they
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arrived at the historic rendezvous restaurant, for some barbecue. i'll sit where prince william sat. the owner telling us, harry loved the cheese sausage appetizers. and letting us sample the ribs that william devoured. >> i asked their security, i said, am i supposed to call them your highness? no, just call them william and harry. >> reporter: really? the rare, private trip, all because of this guy. pelly. guy pelly, that is. one of their oldest and closest friends. pelly is a london nightclub owner and notorious party animal. >> he's one of the biggest characters in the group. he is the court jester. he's the joker. he's one of the most notorious characters, as well, because of his profession. >> reporter: he's marrying american royalty. lizzie wilson, once crowned the
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queen of the memphis carnival, is also the granddaughter of the founder of holiday inn. the duke of cambridge leaving behind kate and baby george. and harry, fresh out of a breakup from his girlfriend of two years, stopping over in miami wednesday night. perhaps to let off some steam. here in memphis, a local strip club, attempting to tempt harry. this time, could what happens in memphis actually end up staying in memphis? the princes are expected to be ushers in this ceremony today. that's reported to be followed by a costume party. then, a brunch right back here tomorrow morning. dan and bianna, the reports are that kate declined her invitation because she didn't want to create an even bigger media circus and overshadow the couple's big day. >> talk about stealing the spotlight from the couple. >> exactly. >> no one wants to hear about them. they want to know what the royals are doing. and they're adjusting to america very well. maybe harry will find a princess here. you never know. >> bold move by that strip club,
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by the way. >> and bold move for eating those ribs on-air. they look good. >> reporter: anytime. >> thanks, linzie. time to check in on the weather. meteorologist julie durda from our miami station, wplg. finally, you came here and we have better weather than florida right now, julie? >> absolutely. it's the southeast we're keeping our eyes on right now. the major spring storm over the workweek that brought the severe weather over the central portions of the united states and into the southern half of the united states, now moving into northern and central florida. they're dealing with a lot of rain and flooding concerns. the last 24 hours, over 6 to 12 inches has fallen already in tampa. we want to show you some video from tampa. this is temple terrace, where we saw, as you can see, so much rain coming in, flooding concerns and flooding out not only parking lots, parking garages and even homes. the unfortunate thing is they're going to continue to see rain today. and leading into tomorrow. just how much rain are they going to see? anywhere between one to two inches. and some of that rain moving
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into south florida, where you desperately need it. let's look at the northeast. it's gorgeous up here. cooler, comfortable conditions. dry conditions. that's the most important part. temperatures nice and mild as going through the rest of the weekend. we'll see temperatures in boston in the 60s. and dropping down to the 50s by early next week. >> all right. take it away, guys. >> it's really satisfying to see higher numbers in the northeast. >> finally. it's may. >> great on a saturday morning. coming up on "gma," the
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massive manhunt for a fire chief suspected of brutally murdering his young fiancee. how he became the prime suspect here. and much more barbara walters' exclusive interview with the woman in the middle of the donald sterling controversy. v. stiviano on how she claims she makes donald sterling a better person. and worlds collide. "scandal" stars invade the real white house. their coveted invitation ahead in "pop news." >> a big night in washington. mom, i may not have the words to thank you for everything you've done for me - the sacrifices you've made, the love and care you've given... but no matter what, you'll always have my respect, my gratitude and most especially, my love. happy mother's day.
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can you tell me what your relationship with donald sterling is? >> i'm mr. sterling's everything. i'm his confidant. his best friend. his silly rabbit. >> his what? >> his silly rabbit. >> his silly rabbit? >> yes. >> is that what he calls you? >> no. i call myself that. >> barbara has heard many things in her life. i don't think she's heard silly rabbit yet. >> she looked genuinely surprised. >> that is barbara walters' fascinating interview with v. stiviano, the woman at the center of the clippers' scandal involving donald sterling. social media was on fire as this was going on on "20/20." fascinating interview. >> barbara asks v. whether she's in love with donald sterling. she also explains how she claims
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to have helped him be a better person. first in this half hour, we talk about the man who is saving lives, accused of taking one. >> he is the prime suspect in the murder of his young fiancee. now, he's the subject of a major manhunt this morning, leaving a bloody crime scene behind in the couple's home. abc's reena ninan is here. good morning, reena. >> reporter: such a bizarre case. the end, 26-year-old sarah douglas' life likely happened when she was on the phone with her sister. it was her mother's intuition that eerily predicted her daughter's final moments. and for anyone in the california area right now, you have reason to be concerned. this morning, an intense search for a california fire batallion chief, believed to be armed and dangerous. >> we are proficient at tracking fugitives.
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i'm certain, much better than being a fugitive. >> reporter: the 55-year-old california fire battalion chief is suspected of murdering his fiancee, 26-year-old sarah douglas, then going on the run. >> he's the chief. he is supposed to be the one that helps people. >> reporter: douglas' sister says the haunting phone call may have caught her final moments. >> she screams. blood-curdling screams. and the phone was dead. >> reporter: when the sister went to the home several hours later, she says she found douglas facedown, blood everywhere. she phoned her mother with the news. >> mom, she's dead. she's in there and cold. he's gone. and he killed her. >> reporter: perhaps one of the strongest clues so far, fleming's car, a fire department vehicle, abandoned in a nearby area. >> it was reported that the neighbors saw him cleaning his truck and packing it before the homicide. >> reporter: but there's disappointment, as the canine and aerial search detects no hint of this fire chief now on the lam. he was a 24-year veteran of the force.
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douglas' family says he always seemed too controlling. >> she was just looking for love. and obviously, it was in the wrong place. >> reporter: douglas has a child from a previous marriage who was with the father at the time. there have been no sightings of fleming. they believe he has ties to the fresno area. police warn he's trained in surviving and navigating rural, wooded areas, too. >> could be a tough search. >> reporter: yeah. >> all right. reena, thank you. a lot of other news overnight. for a check of the morning headlines, back to ron. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with the escalating turmoil in ukraine. seven captured foreign observers have now been released. 1 day after a 31 people died in a fire in a building attacked by pro-ukrainians. the building was being used as a headquarters for pro-russian separatists. in afghanistan, hundreds of people are dead and nearly 2,000 missing in a massive landslide, that buried a large section of remote northeastern afghan village there. residents are trying to dig through to dirt to find survivors. and finally, from the world of college baseball, it was lsu
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against texas a&m. tie score. bottom of the ninth. bases loaded. two outs. talk about drama. check this out. the batter hits a line drive to left field. looks like it's going to win the game. but -- did you see that? goes airborne. and snags the ball. amazing catch. and then, lsu went on to win that game, 5-4, in extra innings. that is something else. >> what energy, right? >> i like baseball, too. >> r.c., do you have a war wound on your chin? what happened? >> yeah. tried shaving with a sword. i don't recommend it. doesn't work. >> note to self. our makeup artist didn't want to touch it. >> back to the machete. >> more valuable life lessons from uncle ron on saturday morning. let's get it over to julie durda, from miami station wplg. julie, save us, please. >> let's talk weather. we were talking about the east coast. i'm going to talk about the west coast. the pacific northwest, another round of rain as an area of low
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pressure and cold front will be moving in. today's highs in the 60s, with showers possible from seattle down to portland. the place we really need the rain in the west coast, is california. they're not going to be dealing with any rain anytime soon. it's all about the heat. and dry, humid conditions across the southern half of the united states. it's dry over the southwest. it's humid and warm across the central portions of the united states. check it out. we're forecasting 100 degrees today for phoenix. 91 in dallas. 88 in houston. and 82 in new orleans. >> this weather report is brought to you by mazda. dan? bianna? >> thank you, julie. coming up, much more of our abc news exclusive, with v. stiviano. why she calls herself donald
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this morning, v. stiviano, breaking her silence on donald sterling and the l.a. clippers scandal. and doing it in a very big way. >> and more of our exclusive interview with barbara walters. she talks about love, misconceptions and even pet names. >> can you tell me what your relationship with donald sterling is? >> i'm mr. sterling's everything. i'm his confidant, his best friend, his silly rabbit. >> his what? >> his silly rabbit. >> his silly rabbit? >> yeah. >> is that what he calls you? >> no. i call myself that. >> are you in love with donald sterling? >> i love him. >> i'm not sure that's what i asked. are you in love? >> no. i'm not in love. >> you love him like a friend? >> i love him like a father figure. >> do you and donald sterling have a financial arrangement?
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you say you're his assistant. does he pay you? >> yes. >> and pays you as an employee? >> he doesn't -- at first, started paying me as an employee. and then, he started paying me off the books. >> off the books? >> yes. >> people have seen you walking with a visor. why the visor? >> i'm hurting. i'm in pain. it hurts to see people speculate, assume, say, throw darts at you when they don't know you. >> what's the biggest misconception about you? >> that i'm a mistress, whore, a whore or a woman of the night. i became someone who protected him. someone who took care of him. someone who watched everything he said and did. and people did not like that.
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people were used to mr. sterling being mr. sterling. and here comes v. and everything changed. mr. sterling is more generous than he's ever been. mr. sterling is nice and kind to everyone. he greets and treats people with equality. he doesn't think highly of himself. or he's not cocky or arrogant. he started talking about the birds and the trees. and just admiring the clouds in the heavens. >> you helped him become a better person? >> in every way. in every way. >> there's so many questions i have. she's saying she helped him talk about the birds and the trees. at is same point, she recorded him making this racist rant, which then leaked and appears to be ending his career as a team owner. >> we have yet to find out how it leaked. was it through her? through her friends? she's defending him and at the same time saying he made terrible remarks and he could be a racist at times.
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>> and there's the tangled relationship with his wife or estranged wife, who is also suing her, v. stiviano. but has also come out to say that her estranged husband's not a racist. more shoes to drop. no question about that. coming up on "good morning america," sharon stone, proving age, well, is just a number. >> "pop news" after a quick break right here on "gma." i'm their mom at the playground and i'm his mom at the dog park. the kids get trail mix, and here's what you get after a full day of chasing that cute little poodle from down the street. mm hmm delicious milo's kitchen chicken meatballs. they look homemade, which he likes almost as much as making new friends yes, i'll call her. aww, ladies' man. milo's kitchen. made in the usa with chicken or beef as the number one ingredient. the best treats come from the kitchen. ♪
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news of the "girl meets world" date has sent the internet into overdrive. but luckily, there's a trailer to whet our appetite. >> this teacher's insane. a total nut job. i think something's wrong with him. >> hi, honey. >> hi, daddy. >> you're late to your father's class. >> mark it on your calendars. "girl meets world" begins june 27th at 9:45 p.m. eastern on abc family. and latin superstars fonseca joined the hollywood a-list in washington, d.c. last night, kicking things off at the white house correspondents weekend. the two-time latin grammy winner got the party started for special guests of our network, fusion. of course, the white house correspondents dinner is tonight. it's a chance for the president and first lady come together with a-list stars, like myself. and the nation's top newsmakers, like myself. i'm heading to d.c. after the show today. so, i'll have a full report tomorrow for you guys.
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and "this week" with george stephanopoulos. >> breaking news. the a-list just got a lot longer. >> i called my dad, i'm going to be on "this week." he said, that's a good one. and some of the big names i'm hoping to bump into tonight are the stars of "scandal." here they are with president obama's senior adviser valerie jarrett, along with the staff of "cosmopolitan" magazine. here's quinn and huck outside the white house, looking like regular tourists, just blending right in. and they also posted this pic for the "scandal" ladies getting ready for a night out. and check out sharon stone on the cover of "gq italia." this woman is 56 years old. she looks incredible. >> those legs. >> i know. look at everything. i'd take that. the star spoke to "shape" magazine, saying, i want to be a woman who is the best i can be at my age. and safe to say she is best at
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what that promo failed to tension is that george will also be asking our own sara about the event tonight. >> they must have missed me in that promo. i think i got cut off for time. >> you going to be on the red carpet? >> i will. i will be tweeting and doing instagram. trying to capture as much as i can. >> do you have a dress? >> i do have a dress. it's really pretty. look to twitter for that. >> we'll be excited to see. >> i love the cast of "modern family." also, "scandal" two worlds colliding. >> kerry washington won't be there, i don't think, as a new
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>> announcer: live from this is abc7 news. >> good morning, at 8:00 a.m., we start off with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argent. >> we see some low clouds and higher clouds across the bay in our sweep on top of mount st. helena. it's about the low clouds today, that indicates the marine layer around san jose. mid 50s here, it will bring a breeze across the bay. winds will be gusty on the coast right now, though, it's pretty nice, 54 at half moon bay, 52 in san francisco. the plan for the rest of the day in the next hour, still in the 50s. by noon time, mid and upper 60s around the bay and inland. with mostly sunny skies. it will be a cooler dayod